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Houston Grand Opera Appoints Jennifer Davenport as First-Ever Chief Marketing and Experience Officer

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:19pm

Houston, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is proud to announce Jennifer Davenport as the companys first Chief Marketing and Experience Officer.

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  • Houston, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is proud to announce Jennifer Davenport as the companys first Chief Marketing and Experience Officer.
  • We recruited Jennifer Davenport for her unique expertise, gained over a truly impressive career, says General Director and CEO Khori Dastoor.
  • Davenport joins HGO from the Houston Texans, where she most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is one of the largest, most innovative, and most highly acclaimed opera companies in the United States.

Tanger Outlets Releases 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 9:10pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), a leading operator of upscale, open-air outlet centers, announced today the release of its sixth annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. This report demonstrates Tanger's continued progress in integrating ESG principles into its business practices, addressing the issues most important to its stakeholders and setting goals to create positive social and economic impact while reducing its environmental footprint, all built on a foundation of strong governance. In addition, this year's report highlights Tanger's mission, vision and values – which are based on engagement with its employees and other key stakeholders.

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  • (NYSE: SKT), a leading operator of upscale, open-air outlet centers, announced today the release of its sixth annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report.
  • In addition, this year's report highlights Tanger's mission, vision and values which are based on engagement with its employees and other key stakeholders.
  • "At Tanger Outlets, our mission is to deliver the best value, experience and opportunity for our communities, stakeholders and partners," said Stephen Yalof, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Outlets.
  • Operating Sustainably: Tanger produced nearly 6.2 million kilowatt hours of solar energy and powered over 60,000 electric vehicle charging sessions in 2021.

Canada and Manitoba Invest in Wastewater Treatment and Waste Management Infrastructure Projects

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 7:07pm

The wastewater treatment system in Neepawa will also be expanded and upgraded to increase capacity to treat and manage wastewater and storm water.

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  • The wastewater treatment system in Neepawa will also be expanded and upgraded to increase capacity to treat and manage wastewater and storm water.
  • The Government of Canada's funding comes from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program's Green Infrastructure Stream.
  • The Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program is providing $33.5 billion over 11 years for public infrastructure across Canada.
  • In Manitoba, the Government of Canada has invested more than $945 million in over 229 infrastructure projects since 2015.

COMMUNITY FIRST BANCORPORATION ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER 2022 FINANCIAL RESULTS

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

WALHALLA, S.C., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Community First Bancorporation, Inc. (OTC: CFOK, the "Company"), parent company of Community First Bank, Inc. (the "Bank"), announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022.

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  • WALHALLA, S.C., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Community First Bancorporation, Inc. (OTC: CFOK, the "Company"), parent company of Community First Bank, Inc. (the "Bank"), announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2022.
  • Average balances of loans and investments were higher by 4.4% and 83.6%, respectively, for the second quarter of 2022 compared to the second quarter of 2021.
  • The expense was $492,000 in the second quarter of 2022 compared to $21,000 in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Communications related costs declined 75.3% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the second quarter of 2021, and marketing expense declined 15.8%.

First Citrus Bancorporation, Inc. Shareholders Approve Transaction with DFCU Financial

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:40pm

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Citrus Bancorporation, Inc. (OTC Markets: FCIT ), the parent bank holding company for First Citrus Bank, announced that its shareholders voted and unanimously approved the DFCU Financial all-cash transaction on Thursday, August 4, 2022.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Citrus Bancorporation, Inc. (OTC Markets: FCIT ), the parent bank holding company for First Citrus Bank, announced that its shareholders voted and unanimously approved the DFCU Financial all-cash transaction on Thursday, August 4, 2022.
  • Its no surprise that shareholders overwhelmingly approved our merger because DFCU Financial is such a quality organization.
  • First Citrus Bancorporation, Inc., is a Florida corporation and the parent bank holding company for First Citrus Bank, a Florida commercial bank.
  • First Citrus Bancorporation assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking information in this announcement, except as required under applicable law.

Sunrise Senior Living Introduces The Apsley on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:09pm

Sunrise Senior Living , a leading provider of personalized senior living services, together with partners Hines and Welltower (NYSE: WELL), today announced the name of its second luxury senior lifestyle community in New York City: The Apsley .

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  • Sunrise Senior Living , a leading provider of personalized senior living services, together with partners Hines and Welltower (NYSE: WELL), today announced the name of its second luxury senior lifestyle community in New York City: The Apsley .
  • We have always known there is a strong demand for high-quality, elevated senior living in Manhattan, said Denise Falco, Senior Vice President of Operations at Sunrise Senior Living.
  • Hines looks forward to delivering a truly unique senior living experience and continuing our partnership with Sunrise and Welltower.
  • Founded in 1981, Sunrise Senior Living is credited with establishing the modern era of senior living.

Checkpoint Capital Names Jack Stimac as President and Head of Financial Strategies

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 3:00pm

Checkpoint Capital, LLC , a FinTech capital markets specialist firm supporting depository institutions, has named John C. Jack Stimac, Jr. as President and Head of Financial Strategies, effective immediately.

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  • Checkpoint Capital, LLC , a FinTech capital markets specialist firm supporting depository institutions, has named John C. Jack Stimac, Jr. as President and Head of Financial Strategies, effective immediately.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220805005499/en/
    Jack Stimac, President and Head of Financial Strategies, Checkpoint Capital, LLC (Photo: Business Wire)
    Working alongside Checkpoint Capital Founder and Chairman Jon Virostek and CEO Billy Weber , Jack will focus on the expansion and implementation of the firms premier fixed income price transparency model at community banks across the U.S.
  • With Jack joining as head of financial strategies, we are well situated to further expand our capabilities in the community banking industry.
  • I think our fixed income price transparency model is already changing the way community banks buy bonds, said Jack Stimac, President, Checkpoint Capital.

Starburst Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Trino

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of the open source SQL query engine Trino. Started as open source project Presto in 2012, Trino has grown into one of the most widely adopted open source projects of the last decade, with more than 5.9K stargazers on GitHub, up 269% since December 2020 when PrestoSQL rebranded to Trino, and thousands of global companies leveraging it to accelerate data analytics.

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  • BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Starburst , the analytics anywhere company, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of the open source SQL query engine Trino.
  • "The monumental growth of the Trino project over the last 10 years speaks to the power and dedication of the Trino community in wanting to solve problems and build systems that last for decades into the future," said Traverso, Trino and Presto Co-Creator and Starburst CTO.
  • This year, Trino Summit will be hosted as a hybrid event in San Francisco on November 10th, with Starburst acting as the lead sponsor.
  • Starburst is also celebrating Trino's 10-year anniversary with a Space Quest League Trino Birthday Challenge .

Starburst Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Trino

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of the open source SQL query engine Trino. Started as open source project Presto in 2012, Trino has grown into one of the most widely adopted open source projects of the last decade, with more than 5.9K stargazers on GitHub, up 269% since December 2020 when PrestoSQL rebranded to Trino, and thousands of global companies leveraging it to accelerate data analytics.

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  • BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Starburst , the analytics anywhere company, today celebrates the tenth anniversary of the open source SQL query engine Trino.
  • "The monumental growth of the Trino project over the last 10 years speaks to the power and dedication of the Trino community in wanting to solve problems and build systems that last for decades into the future," said Traverso, Trino and Presto Co-Creator and Starburst CTO.
  • This year, Trino Summit will be hosted as a hybrid event in San Francisco on November 10th, with Starburst acting as the lead sponsor.
  • Starburst is also celebrating Trino's 10-year anniversary with a Space Quest League Trino Birthday Challenge .

PureSoftware and TFI Research release 'The Global Report on Conversation AI for Banks 2022'

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 1:00pm

SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PureSoftware, a global software products and services company, together with TFI Research, a global leader in market surveys and integrated insights have conducted a comprehensive study on conversational AI in banks and released 'The Global Report on Conversational AI for Banks 2022.'

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  • SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PureSoftware, a global software products and services company, together with TFI Research, a global leader in market surveys and integrated insights have conducted a comprehensive study on conversational AI in banks and released 'The Global Report on Conversational AI for Banks 2022.'
  • The report includes detailed insights into conversational AI in banks, the evolution of AI besides its application within the banks, and how the technology is shaping the next-gen banking experience.
  • Conversational AI is set to usher in the new era of human-bot collaboration in the banks around the world.
  • Since 2009, TFI Research has grown into the world's finest research company with more than 10,000 experts and a network in 183+ countries.